Kate smith, copywriter
Kate joined M&C in 2018 and brings 10 years of nonprofit experience to her role as a copywriter. Her background is primarily in communications, marketing and membership with an international professional association. While there, Kate played an integral part in everything from member recruitment and retention efforts to writing and editing copy for email newsletters, a print magazine, social media, the website and more. She has also worked as the communications director for a national service fraternity and been involved with planning and promoting conferences and events.
Kate is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the Kansas City Society of Association Executives (KCSAE). She is chair of the KCSAE Communications Committee and serves on the KCSAE Association Management 101 Committee. Kate was chair of the Branding Task Force that developed a new logo and website for KCSAE in 2014. She is a member of the Social Media Club of Kansas City as well.
Kate studied journalism and communications at Wright State University, received her bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and communication arts from Park University and earned a Master of Liberal Arts from Baker University. Kate currently volunteers her time to help with community development in the city through her neighborhood association and church. She also volunteers with local arts and education organizations.